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University Athena SWAN USAT Chair

Internal applicants from all genders and backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Staff Spotlight on… Juliet Somma

Juliet of IMI talks internships and brief music video fame...

EduFest 2018 - an opportunity to reflect

The Centre for Learning and Teaching recently hosted its very first EduFest

Building and Testing - launching a High Altitude Balloon

Student blog post: progress update on Jacob's project to take photos of the earth from space

SDPR For Education & Research Staff: 29 Jun

Places available to book, please visit the course webpage for more information

New Social Media Café: 24 July

Book now to have your social media questions answered by our Social Media Executive

Science recognises excellence

Kit Yates, Alex Cousen and Josh Byers have won the 2018 Faculty of Science Teaching Awards

Proposed new direct rail link from the West to Heathrow

Public consultation - 11 May to 22 June 2018

Volunteers needed for research on the shared brain

Psychology researcher is examining shared identities using interviews and EEGs, and is looking for participants to get involved.

Designing Bioneer: an Instagram story

Student blog post: The design process behind the 2017 Basil Spence winning project

Chemistry professor elected to prestigious fellowship

Professor Paul Raithby has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences for his contributions to chemistry research and support in the scientific community.

Staff Recognition Awards

Winners and highly commended list: Thank you to all those who took the time to nominate professional

Last week to see Uriel Orlow exhibition on campus

View three works in The Edge galleries, touching on topics of traditional medicine and indigenous knowledge in South Africa.

Researcher part of Harvard conference on sports inclusion

Dr Darragh McGee was part of the organising committee and the academic theme lead for the panel discussion on migration and child welfare in sport.

The Milner Centre for Evolution Project Update - June 2018

Roof works are continuing and the Bauder roof system has been installed to 98% of the main roof.

Polden development update - June 2018

The outside of our building is taking shape now, with progress to the stone cladding and other elements of the façade.

IMI: Water reservoirs, bimolecular reactions & gamma-rays

IMI’s 26 summer research internship projects get underway

Dr Sarah Bailey in conversation with artist Uriel Orlow: Weds 20 Jun

A free talk at 1.15pm with refreshments and discussions on pharmaceuticals, traditional medicine and indigenous knowledge

Thank you ahead of our Open Days

A message from Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, Professor Bernie Morley regarding this week's Open Days

University strengthens links in China

A delegation led by our Chancellor visited Shanghai and Hong Kong as part of our ongoing China engagement strategy

Tobacco Control Research Group study covered in Guardian

Research highlights tobacco industry involvement in global track and trace system

Pee Wee Ellis Interview at The Edge on Jazz FM 6pm tonight

The jazz legend who mentored our students towards the excellence showcase this year, returned to campus to be interviewed about his life and times.

Excel: Manage your data better, Thurs 21 June

This training course is available to all staff and postgraduate students. You'll learn how to manage databases with filters, sorts and subtotals.

Microbe breaks “universal” DNA rule

Scientists from our Milner Centre for Evolution discover a yeast that randomly translates DNA in two different ways

A temporary exhibition pavilion for Weymouth

The 2017 Basil Spence winning design used an innovative new material to encourage a change from single-use plastics

New device to protect communities from unsafe water

An international collaboration between the University of Bath and Universidad de los Andes has developed an integrated device for testing a water source.

Michele Meo on windowless planes on BBC Radio Somerset

Professor Michele Meo’s recent appearance on BBC Radio Somerset

Report highlights earnings uplift with Bath degree

Analysis by the IFS and our own IPR shows significant returns for our students

Potential treatment for drug addiction relapse revealed

Research published in Addiction Biology by scientists at the University of Bath reveals a new potential mechanism for combating drug addiction relapse.

The SU shortlisted for two national awards

The SU has been shortlisted for two awards by the National Union of Students including; officer team of the year and the national representation and campaign award.

Last chance to see Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition

Collected Shadows ends on Saturday, a photography exhibition spanning different cultures and time periods - from the mid 1850's to present day.

Burn calories, back a charity!

Raise your fitness level and raise money at the same time for charity with Team Bath

Unlocking the therapeutic potential of nicotine receptors

Our researchers have modified an anti-smoking drug to better target nicotine receptors in the brain.

Team Bath Racing out to win Formula Student UK

Our combustion racing car team sets its sights on winning this year’s Formula Student UK event

Book your child on to jazz classes at The Edge this summer

Learn new techniques, dance routines and performance skills with sessions available for 5 year olds up to teens

Call for a Deputy Director at the IMI

Applications are invited for a Deputy Director post in the Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI)

Staff Spotlight on: Professor Chick Wilson

Associate Dean for Research in Science talks Tolkien and sustainable chemical technologies

IT Maintenance affects Software Centre and network: 13 June

Software Centre will be unavailable due to an upgrade to improve resilience, from 5pm on Wednesday 13 June until 9am on Monday 18 June.

Excel - Manage your data better: 11 June

This training course is available to all staff and postgraduate students. You'll learn how to manage databases with filters, sorts and subtotals.

Participants wanted for Autism and alcohol study

Alcohol Concern and the University are working together to improve alcohol support for people with autism and want new participants for a study.

ReNEW project meets for the first time

The ReNEW project aims to develop a ‘water fingerprinting’ technology to help mitigate disease

Relocation of staff from Eastwood 22-23 to 2 South

Staff move to new location from Monday 11 June

Travel news: Patchway tunnels upgrade

Network Rail are upgrading the railway between Patchway Tunnels in South Gloucestershire and the Severn Tunnel, as part of the project to electrify the line between London Paddington and Cardiff.

Supplier Expo 2018: Thursday 7 June

Join the 50+ exhibitors to discuss your purchasing needs & pre-register to win two First Class GWR tickets

Partial East car park closure from 6pm, Fri 8 June

The car park will be re-opened for business as usual on Monday 11 June

Welcoming our Mexican partners

UNAM-UK Centre staff visited to discuss activities between our two institutions

Grant to tackle ageing UK infrastructure

We are part of new £4.8m EPSRC-funded research project

New Contract - Enterprise CarClub (Trial)

The Procurement Team is pleased to announce that the University is currently trialling corporate membership of Enterprise CarClub.

Dr Javier Gonzalez receives Nutrition Society award

Dr Javier Gonzalez from the Department for Health has been awarded the 2018 Julie Wallace Lecture for his research on nutrition and hepatic glucose metabolism.

George Newth in The Conversation on Italy's Northern League

Researchers take digital health message to Parliament

Bath academics, investigating how digital technologies are influencing young people's health, presented initial findings at recent Parliamentary event.

Challenging negative body image with art

The art installation, designed by local theatre company with Dr Melissa Atkinson, is on display at Bath Fringe

Ana Sevilla-Merino secures Litebox funding

New Spanish Radio programme has won LITEbox Santander funding

Look Further campaign success

Alumni and friends have now donated more than £67 million

Dr Ferrero (PoLIS) podcast for ABC Australia

'Latin America makes a right turn'

Historic building energy efficiency

Dept of ACE has developed a new way to improve their energy efficiency without changing their character

First-year workshop: Model Car Competition

Excel - Manage your data better: 29 May

Tuesday 29 May 10am to 11.30am

IT maintenance SPSS 24, Amos 24 etc: Tues 29 May 7-9am

Book for exhibition tour in Spanish next Wednesday

A free tour at 1pm, led by native speaker Aitor Garcia-Ruiz, PhD Research Programme in Physics